FOX
ALEPOU
Drama, Color - Greece - 2016
28min
 
Director:Jaqueline Lentzou
Original Language:Greek
Subtitles:English
Cast:Stephanos – NIKOS ZEGKINOGLOU
Mother- NOTA TSERNIAFSKY
Girlfriend – KATERINA ZHSOUDH
Young Sister- MIHAELA HOLEZA
Young Brother- LYSSANDROS KOUROUBALIS
 


A boiling day in Athens, Greece. Stephanos, the eldest brother, is working out, while his mother is planning on a day-out.
After another intense fight between them, Stephanos is left alone to take care of his two younger siblings and Lucy, their family dog. Lucy is sick.
The day goes by smoothly with summery laziness, among pizza boxes, adolescent flirt and a phone that remains unanswered.
What will dramatically change their day is Lucy’s death. Yet, more changes are in store for the family , and they will be revealed to them, when Stephanos picks up the phone. It was the last care-free day of their lives.

Aθήνα, καλοκαίρι. Μετά από καβγά με τη μάνα του, ο Στέφανος κλείνει τη ραπ και μένει μόνος στο σπίτι με τα αδέρφια του και το άρρωστο σκυλί τους, τη Λούση. Κανείς τους δεν ξέρει ακόμη ότι πρόκειται για την τελευταία, ανάλαφρη μέρα της ζωης τους. Ηδη όλα έχουν αλλάξει.

BIOGRAPHY OF THE DIRECTOR:
Jacqueline was born in June 1989, in Athens, Greece. She was raised up in Thessaloniki from 1996 onwards.
She received the MA in Filmmaking with distinction, from the renowned London Film School, in 2013. Her graduation film “Thirteen Blue”, her first coming-of-age story, had a successful festival life.
Jacqueline participated in Berlinale Talents 2015. Her script “FOX” participated in Berlinale Short Film Station in the same year, with mentor Pavel Jech. Currently she tries to make her last shorts shine in the festival circuit, and at the same time she moves into the development of her debut feature film “SELINI 66”, a dark coming-of-age film centered around an unordinary father-daughter relationship.

 

FESTIVALS AND AWARDS:

  • World Premier@ Locarno FF: Best International Short by Cinema&Gioventù Jury
  • Regional Premier @Sarajevo FF: Nominated for the Heart of Sarajevo
  • Pancevo FF: Best Actor Award
  • National Premier@ Drama ISFF: Best Film awarded by Panhellenic Critics’ Association, Technical Achievement Award by E.T.E.K.T (Cinema Technicians’ Association), Tonia Marketaki Award for Best Female Direction, Best Sound Award)
  • Athens IFF: Best Actor Award, 2nd Best Film Award
  • Leeds IFF: Louis Le Prince Competition
  • Zinebi ISF
  • Short to The Point FF: Best Director Award

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